November 24, 2021

Check Out Holiday Lights This Season with Metro

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Illustration of MetroBus being driven by a snowman, with presents on the top of the bus

Tis the season for viewing some of the most spectacular light displays in the region, and Metro Transit is here to get you there.

With our $5 Day Pass, you can enjoy unlimited rides on MetroBus and MetroLink for an entire day – at one great low price. Check out the roundup of local light displays below, and download the Transit app to help you plan your trip, track your ride and pay your fare.

Anheuser-Busch Brewery Lights

The light display at the famed brewery features more than a million lights on buildings scattered through the campus. Follow along on a self-guided walking tour and enjoy a variety of activities, including beer sampling for adults. This year, experience a state-of-the-art light show, a train ride through a 40-foot tall snowman, the Budweiser Clydesdales and a DJ playing every night. Click here for more information.

Transit Options: #30 Soulard, #73 Carondelet

Garden Glow at The Missouri Botanical Garden

See over one million lights shine up on the Climatron, Kaeser Memorial Maze, Central Axis, Tower Grove House and other iconic locations inside the Missouri Botanical Garden. There are interactive photo opportunities, traditional holiday music and festivities, and food and drinks are also available. Click here for more information.

Transit Options: #8 Shaw-Cherokee, #95 Kingshighway

U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo

Take a walk on the wild side during the U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo. Check out light displays of penguins, butterflies, prairie dogs and more, along with all types of holiday activities like storytelling, performances and crafts. Click here for more information.

Transit Option: #90 Hampton

Candy Cane Lane

Check out the most festive block in south St. Louis (a few blocks from Ted Drewes off Chippewa). This street is a tunnel of lights, festive fixtures and holiday spirit home after home. Don’t forget to check out other nearby neighborhood blocks while you’re there. Click here for more information.

Transit Options: #11 Chippewa, #16 City Limits, #30 Soulard

Did we leave any transit-friendly holiday light displays off the list? Email us to let us know.

To plan your festive commute, use the Transit app or contact Metro Transit Information, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 314-231-2345 or 618-271-2345, text to 314-207-9786 or email to [email protected].

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